Easy Tofu Recipes

Tofu is a blank canvas for flavor! You can grill it, bake it, or saute it for a healthy meal.

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Potatoe au Gratin

Potatoe au Gratin

Potatoe au Gratin is a vegan dish that can stand-alone as a one-dish meal or use as a side for Thanksgiving. This has a mild cheesy flavor. Could be a breakfast casserole. May be made a day ahead!


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Ingredients
  1. 1 brick Silken Tofu (Nasoya brand)
  2. 3 tablespoons Cheesy Sprinkles (ChefXpress)
  3. 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce (can find Vegan)
  4. 1 teaspoon fresh Lemon Juice
  5. 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  6. 1 tablespoon Veggie Broth Seasoning (ChefXpress)
  7. Dash of Sea Salt and Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  8. Parsley Springs for garnish.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Press Tofu in TofuXPress using Light Tension Spring Attachment for approximately 2 hours.
  3. In a food processor, combine pressed Tofu, Ch...
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Pumpkin Tofu Bake

Pumpkin Tofu Bake

This Pumpkin Tofu Bake can be made a day ahead and stored in refrigeration before baking. Great for Thanksgiving, Football gatherings, or as a special casserole side for the winter months. The Sage and rosemary give this dish a warm flavor.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu (Try Nasoya Firm)
  2. 1 small-medium Pumpkin, cut into 2-inch pieces, leaving skin and seeds intact
  3. 4 tablespoons Butter (may use Vegan)
  4. 2 teaspoons Sea Salt
  5. 1 large whole Vidalia Onion, sliced thin
  6. ½ cup Water
  7. 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  8. 1 tablespoon Cinnamon
  9. 1 tablespoon Bourbon Vanilla Sugar (or Sugar-in-the-Raw)
  10. 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh Rosemary
  11. 12 Sage Leaves
  12. Salt and fresh ground Pepper
  13. TofuXPress Unit
  14. Mixing Bowl
  15. Deep Fr...
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Smoky Cauliflower Bake

Smoky Cauliflower Bake

This Cauliflower Bake is so light and flavorful, with hints of Cumin and Paprika and our favorite ChefXpress seasonings make this sweet and smoky. This is a different side to serve than your usual Cauliflower. Consider making a double batch because it will go fast.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 head Cauliflower
  2. 1 tsp. cumin seeds, crushed in mortar and pestle or with spoon
  3. 2 tsp. Veggie Broth Seasoning (ChefXpress)
  4. 1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  5. 1 tsp. Roasted Bell Pepper and Garlic Seasoning (ChefXpress)
  6. 2 tsp. Raw Honey
  7. Mortar and Pestle
  8. Large Pot
  9. Round Baking or Casserole Dish large enough to fit Cauliflower head and hold dressing
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Keeping the entire head of ...
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Game Day Tomato Poppers

Game Day Tomato Poppers

Serve this tofu appetizer at your next game day get together


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu (Try Nasoya Firm)
  2. 1 carton frozen chopped Spinach (10 oz)
  3. 24 Campari Tomatoes
  4. 1 medium White Onion, Chopped
  5. ½ cup Water
  6. 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  7. 2 Cups chopped fresh Button Mushrooms
  8. 3-4 Tablespoons raw Pine Nuts
  9. 2 Tablespoons Veggie Broth Seasoning by ChefXpress
  10. Leaves of 6-8 sprigs fresh Thyme
  11. 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh Parsley
  12. Salt and fresh ground Pepper
  13. TofuXPress Unit
  14. Deep Frying Pan
  15. Small Frying Pan
  16. Medium size Mixing Bowl
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu in TofuXpress for 1-2 hours. Remove TofuXPress assembled Top...
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Fiesta Tofu Appetizer

Fiesta Tofu Appetizer

Serve this vegan friendly Fiesta Tofu Appetizer at your next get together!


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu (Firm or Extra Firm)
  2. 1 Large Tomato, diced
  3. ½ cup chopped Vidalia Onion
  4. ¾ Cup Salsa
  5. 1 clove fresh Garlic, minced
  6. 2 Avocadoes, diced
  7. 1 Tbsp Green Serrano chili Pepper, minced
  8. 1 Tbsp Red Fresno Chili Pepper, minced
  9. 2 Limes
  10. 15-20 sprigs Cilantro
  11. 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  12. 1 Tablespoon Coriander
  13. 1 Tsp Sea Salt Flakes (Maldon)
Instructions
  1. Press 1 brick Tofu in TofuXpress unit for 2 hours. Remove Tofu and slice into small strips approximately ½ inch by 1 inch.
  2. Chop 12-15 sprigs Cilantro, reserving remaining for garnish.
  3. In a small bowl, juice 1 Lime. Add Cumin, Coriander, and Sea Salt...
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Rice Krispy Power Bars

Rice Krispy Power Bars


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Ingredients
  1. 2 Cups Rice Krispies
  2. 1 Cup Crunch Peanut Butter or Cashew Butter
  3. ¼ Cup Protein Powder (we used Chocolate flavored Soy Protein)
  4. ¼ Cup Flax Seed
  5. ¼ Cup Raisins (coarsely chopped)
Equipment
  1. TofuXpress unit with Light Tension Spring
  2. Xpress Cheesecloth (cut to fit TofuXpress unit with enough room to also cover entirely food inside TofuXpress unit)
  3. Xpress Cutter
Instructions
  1. Melt Peanut Butter in a medium saucepan, enough to soften so that it will stir easily. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients directly into saucepan and stir to combine and coat Rice Krispies.
  2. Line TofuXpress unit with Xpress Cheesecloth...
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Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Use this vegan Tofu Ricotta Cheese in recipes calling for ricotta cheese


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Ingredients
  1. 1 block extra-firm tofu, pressed for 30 minutes
  2. 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  3. 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  4. 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  5. 1 tsp dried oregano
  6. 1/2 tsp sea salt (or to taste)
Instructions
  1. Crumble the tofu into a food processor or blender. Add all remaining ingredients.
  2. Cover and process until mostly smooth (add a splash of water if necessary). Use immediately, or transfer to a small container and refrigerate for up to a week.
  3. Yield: 6 servings.
  4. Per serving (about 1/3 cup): 114 calories, 8.1g fat (1g sat), 2.3g carbs, 1g fiber, 7.3g protein.
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Tahini Vegan Cheese Spread (use Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

Tahini Vegan Cheese Spread

Tahini Cheese Spread is great to serve at parties! Vegan friendly and full of flavor.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 14 oz brick tofu, firm
  2. 2 tbsp soy milk
  3. 2 tbsp tahini
  4. 2 tbsp barley malt (or honey)
  5. 2 1/2 tbsp tamari
  6. 2 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  7. agave or honey (optional)
  8. cheese cloth
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu with original spring in your TofuXpress for at least one hour.
  2. Take a metal colander with small holes and place inside a large mixing bowl. Place tofu into colander. With a large mixing spoon, smash the tofu through the colander.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl until well blended. Add to the tofu and mix well.
  4. Line TofuXpress with Cheese Cloth, leaving plenty of room around...
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The Tofu Cobb

The Tofu Cobb


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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium Shallot, minced
  2. 1 clove Garlic, minced
  3. 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce (substitute Vegan)
  4. ½ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  5. 4 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  6. 2 tsp dried Oregano
  7. ¼ cup Avocado Oil (may not need entire amount)
  8. ¾ cup Grapeseed Oil
  9. 1 brick Extra Firm Tofu, Nasoya brand
  10. 2 cups Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
  11. ¼ cup Bacon Bits (substitute Vegan)
  12. 2 Avocados
  13. 2-3 heads Boston Lettuce, rinsed and torn into large pieces.
  14. Sea Salt
  15. Fresh and coarsely Ground Pepper
Directions

Dijon Dressing Phase 1
  1. Combine Mustard, Oregano, Shallot, Garlic, Worcestershire, and Balsamic. Blend well and let stand. (This can be prepared a day ahead and refrigerated).
  2. Press Tofu in TofuXpres...
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Drunken Tofu with Chicken

Drunken Tofu with Chicken

Make this Drunken Tofu with Chicken with or without the chicken! Great dish to make when you want to get your family to try tofu.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 12-14 oz. brick Tofu pressed (preferably use previously frozen and thawed Tofu)*
  2. 2-3 pieces Chicken
  3. 1 ½ cups chopped Celery
  4. 1 cup chopped Carrot
  5. 1 cup chopped Vidalia Onion
  6. ¼ cup ChefXpress Veggie Broth Seasoning (May substitute flour)
  7. 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  8. ¼ cup loosely packed Thyme sprigs (remove any thick stems)
  9. ¼ cup loosely packed Rosemary leaves
  10. ¼ cup loosely packed Sage leaves
  11. 2 tablespoons minced Garlic
  12. 4 cups dry Red Wine
  13. ¾ cup Raisins
  14. 3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  15. ½ cup sliced Almonds for finishing
  16. Italian Bread or Pita Bre...
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